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PreS. These small, square picture books introduce two little goslings in stories as unassuming yet satisfying as the art that illustrates them. Gossie features a little goose who loves wearing her bright red boots everywhere. One morning, they are missing. Searching everywhere, Gossie becomes increasingly distressed until she finds her boots on the feet of another, slightly smaller gosling. The last page shows the duo walking together, each wearing one red boot. In Gossie & Gertie, Gossie in her red boots and Gertie in blue ones are inseparable companions. Gossie, who expects Gertie to follow her lead, is increasingly annoyed when Gertie follows her own path. These beautifully designed volumes are simple enough for a two-year-old, yet they offer enough of a story to entertain older preschoolers as well. Pleasing in their economy of line, the bright ink-and-watercolor illustrations look clean and sharp against the white backgrounds. Carolyn Phelan
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Simple, sweet, and just what a toddler wants to see over and over again. It is a lovely book with bright, colorful, and charming illustrations.Published 2 months ago by Suzanne H. Van Dusen
My 22 month old granddaughter's favorite book! She quickly learned the story and will finish each sentence when I read the beginning and stop; she also enjoys talking about... Read morePublished 3 months ago by audio commuter
Fun little story and with crisp, simple illustations. Great for little ones.Published 4 months ago by Ellen L.
So simplistic it was insulting, particuarly at this price point.Published 4 months ago by Hudson Yogi
Gossie and Gertie adventures are delightful. We have read them over and over, by grandchildren requests, and never tire of hearing them.Published 8 months ago by Unie Kettering
I have yet to read it only once to my grand-son. At the end, he wants to hear it all over again.
He can't get enough of Gossie and Gertie!
My kids both love reading Dunrea's Gossie (Gertie, Ollie, Gideon, etc.) series. The books are so sweet, the illustrations are adorable, and the kids love the quick pace of the... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Ladybug